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2015-01-16 12:14:54

The recent attacks on French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo and earlier attacks that resulted in the death of a Canadian military reservist in Ottawa have led one forensic behavior specialist to investigate what drives a person to commit such heinous acts.

2014-05-06 23:12:50

Knowing the signs and symptoms of severe mental illness can lead to early intervention, which can save lives.

2013-06-19 23:00:59

The Journal of Parasitology features a commentary on a case of image manipulation in a 2004 article published in the Journal of the New York Entomological Society.

A Relationship With The Internet May Lead To Psychosis
2012-11-20 17:47:59

As the Internet has grown, psychiatrists have struggled to recognize and identify a whole host of mental health issues that are associated with living in the connected world.

2012-03-28 01:01:12

Dementia — an acute loss of cognitive ability — can be marked by memory loss, decreased attention span, and disorientation.

2012-01-10 15:08:56

In a new study from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), people with schizophrenia showed greater brain activity during tests that induce a brief, mild form of delusional thinking.

2011-11-07 16:49:37

Computer analysis of brain scans could help predict how severe the future illness course of a patient with psychosis will be.

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2011-05-17 12:05:00

A new study has found that there is no physical explanation for delusional infestations, and those patients who complained of being infected with bugs or eggs generally had a clean report on medical exams.

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2011-02-08 12:40:00

Researchers said that when people who smoke marijuana become mentally ill, psychiatric diseases start earlier than it would if they did not smoke pot.


Word of the Day
marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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